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FIFA World Cup

/ 444 days ago

Former FOX executive convicted in World Cup bribery case

A Brooklyn jury convicted a former FOX official of bribery in securing the media rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments. This was a split verdict, with two former exeuctives facing allegations. Prosecutors alleged that Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez issued millions of dollars in bribes and obtained inside information to secure broadcasting rights. Officials […]

ESPN

/ 468 days ago

Ex-ESPN President John Skipper to testify in World Cup rights case

Former ESPN president John Skipper will testify in court regarding FOX's winning World Cup bids. The decision was revealed on Monday following a ruling by a United States federal judge. A defense attorney in the case attempted to block the move, but the court denied the request. Former FOX execs face money laundering, wire fraud […]

Croatia

/ 558 days ago

Croatia, the darlings of 2018, seek redemption at Qatar 2022

Measuring nations against one another in terms of national pride is ridiculous. Yet, it is hard to argue against Croatia's standing at the top of that hypothetical list. Plus, given Croatia's talent, it is a clear soccer powerhouse. Croatia's population hovers just shy of 4 million. For reference, that is roughly equal to the state […]

Qatar

/ 592 days ago

Qatar emir thanks Putin for helping organize World Cup

The Qatar emir expressed gratitude to Russian President Vladimir Putin for help in organizing the 2022 World Cup. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Putin met in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Thursday. The issuance of thanks comes at a curious time. The 2022 World Cup starts in roughly five weeks, and controversy is imbued within the […]
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France

/ 695 days ago

Kylian Mbappé can shock the world again at World Cup 2022

Kylian Mbappé, one of the world’s brightest talents, has a major test coming in the form of the 2022 World Cup. At league play, he dominates the French club scene and leads a stacked frontline against Europe's elite. Internationally, he is the catalyst for France's impressive recent results. However, mediocre performances in the Nations League […]

World Cup

/ 3491 days ago

Telemundo Announces Broadcast Plans Ahead of 2018 World Cup

Spanish-language television station Telemundo has announced that they will be broadcasting the 2018 FIFA World Cup here in the United States. The NBCUniversal Television Group station will be taking over the U.S. Spanish-language World Cup broadcasting rights from Univision. Not only will Telemundo be airing the world’s largest soccer tournament four years from now, but […]

Czech Republic

/ 3555 days ago

USMNT Friendly Against The Czech Republic A Stepping Stone For Russia 2018

U.S. Men’s National Team will kick off their campaign to Russia 2018, with a friendly against the Czech Republic tonight. Manager Jürgen Klinsmann has enlisted the help of a 23-man squad in the team’s first post-World Cup game and the start of a four game series of friendlies that will help round out 2014. “It's […]

England

/ 4930 days ago

How Would A World Cup In England Change The Premier League?

On Thursday, England will find out if years of campaigning have been enough to see them announced as the host of the 2018 World Cup. With stiff competition from the likes of Russia and a joint bid from Spain and Portugal, there is plenty of work to be done if England are to host the […]
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England

/ 5008 days ago

West Brom Fans Make A Stand

West Brom fans will today display a banner in support of Osaze Odemwingie after the striker received a sick racist taunt from ‘supporters’ at his former club Lokomotiv Moscow.  Baggies fans will have a created a banner which will read “Thanks Lokomotiv”. The touching gesture is in retaliation to the "Thanks West Brom" banner that featured […]

General

/ 5843 days ago

How England Or The United States Can Win The 2018 World Cup Bid

The United States announced this week that it's interested in hosting the 2018 World Cup. No surprise there. They've been talking about bidding for the 2018 World Cup for quite some time although an official campaign launch isn't expected until later this summer. However, the British media treated the news as a revelation and a […]